toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

dwell
used in The Merchant of Venice

5 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
1  —1 use as in:
It dwells in the forest.
Definition
make one's home in; or to live in; or to stay (in a place)
  • You shall not seal to such a bond for me; I'll rather dwell in my necessity.
    1.3 — Act 1 Scene 3 — Venice. A public place (85% in)
dwell = live
There are no more uses of "dwell" flagged with this meaning in The Merchant of Venice.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®
?  —4 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • Approach; Here dwells my father Jew.
    2.6 — Act 2 Scene 6 — The same (36% in)
  • Can you tell me whether one Launcelot, that dwells with him, dwell with him or no?
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — Venice. A street (23% in)
  • Can you tell me whether one Launcelot, that dwells with him, dwell with him or no?
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — Venice. A street (23% in)
  • And it is marvel he out-dwells his hour, For lovers ever run before the clock.
    2.6 — Act 2 Scene 6 — The same (7% in)

There are no more uses of "dwell" in The Merchant of Venice.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®